As a pet owner, it’s concerning to see an animal limping.
Lameness is typically brought on by a physical defect or injury. However, it isn’t always a sign that your pet is suffering. Age and weight are just two of the many variables that could influence your pet’s behavior. There are several underlying reasons that can cause limping in animals.
Lameness in Pets
One or more legs can be lame, and the problem may be constant or intermittent. After physical activity or a period of rest, it might get worse. It may also worsen or improve at certain times of the day. Some common signs that your pet is experiencing an orthopedic issue include:
It can be very concerning to notice any indications that your pet may be in pain. We aim to identify the underlying cause of your pet’s limp and recommend the best course of treatment to reduce any discomfort your pet may be feeling.
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Schedule Your Pet’s Orthopedic Appointment in Sarasota
If you’ve observed your pet favoring a leg or you notice a difference in your pet’s walk, reach out to us today to schedule an appointment for pet orthopedics in Sarasota.